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Egyptians have not won the battle yet

It took the people of Egypt 18 days to unseat their former leader, autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, but it will take many more before the protestors get what they want: a true democracy. The Egyptian revolution has just begun and many questions remain unanswered. Led by no one in particular, organized through social media sites […]

Online empowerment in Egypt

One of the most fascinating aspects of the quasi-revolution currently taking place in Egypt is the way protestors are organizing themselves. Over the weekend, The Daily Beast reported that many of the demonstrations have been organized by an unknown individual operating a dead man’s Facebook page. The operator is known by the name El Shaheed, meaning martyr. This […]